Craig’s 2013 Travel Sneak Peak | Where I’m Going and How Many Miles and Dollars it’s Costing

Tweet I was emailing a friend who said he’d love to hear about my 2013 travel plans and he wanted specifically to know where all the points were coming from.  As such, the point of this post is to inspire you so you’ll see al the different types of things you can do with miles […]

Personal Proof: Get Two Chase Sapphire Preferred Sign up Bonuses

Tweet There’s no better way to introduce this post than to say that your results may vary. A few weeks ago, I wrote about a plan to get 180,000 Ultimate Rewards points in sign up bonuses.  Basically, the plan involved getting the Chase Sapphire Preferred Visa and then later the Chase Sapphire Preferred MasterCard.  At the same […]

US Airways Premier World MasterCard Up to 40,000 Dividend Mile Sign Up Bonus

Tweet Updated May 1st, 2014 with latest offer. US Airways Premier World MasterCard Details 40,000 bonus miles after first purchase. Earn one mile per dollar on every day spending and two miles per dollar spent on US Airways. The card comes with a $89 annual fee that is not waived. To get the card now, click […]

Why I, the Credit Card Proponent, Applied for a Mileage Debit Card

Tweet Usually I talk about credit cards on this website.  I think credit card sign up bonuses are the best way to earn miles and points for free travel.  Using credit card sign up bonuses, my wife and I have earned about two million miles and points in the last couple of years. However, as […]

How to Maximize Chase Freedom 2013 5x Categories

Tweet The Chase Freedom card doesn’t get a lot of press time here at Help Me Travel Cheap. The reason is simple: its sign up bonus is a lot less than most travel related credit cards.  Currently, the sign up bonus for the Chase Freedom MasterCard and Visa are both 10,000 points, which is equivalent to $100 cash […]

Final Days for American Airlines Verified 50,000 AAdvantage Citi Cards

Tweet Update: Expired.  The current best off 12/13/12 is the final day to apply for the verified 50,000 Citi AAdvantage credit card.  Yesterday I mentioned that you can fly round trip to select cities for 15,750 AAdvantage miles if you were a Citi AAdvantage credit card holder.  As such, I thought it would be appropriate to let […]

Fly Roundtrip US/Canada for 15,750 Miles with AA & Citi AAdvantage Benefits

Tweet By combining two American Airlines Citi AAdvantage credit card benefits, you can turn a 25,000 domestic flight into a 15,750 domestic flight. The requirement? You must be a Citi AAdvantage personal card holder.  This can include any of the following cards: Citi Platinum Select AAdvantage Visa Signature Citi AAdvantage American Express  Citi AAdvantage Business […]

Rebook An Unlimited Number of Cheaper Fares With Southwest Points

Tweet In this post, I’ll explain how to rebook Southwest flights when you find a lower points fare. How to Rebook Southwest Flights When You Find a Lower Points Fare Initially, when I was planning to go to Washington, DC, I found flights that cost 13,200 points.  I thought that was a good deal so […]